Past Campaigns

Dispatches from Cleveland Dir. Catherine Gund

Developed full strategic plan, budget and foundation support applications. Oversaw development of discussion materials.

 

 

 

 

Monster in the Mind Dir. Jean Carper

Developed and managed North American outreach campaign targeting Alzheimers research, advocacy and prevention communities. Created screening guide, press kit and promotional materials.

 

 

Chasing Coral Dir. Jeff Orlowski

Developed full impact campaign strategy and budget, assisted with NGO partner research and communication. Assisted in hiring of full-time impact producer.

 

 

 

Home Truth Dir. April Hayes and Katia Maguire

Developed impact campaign strategy designed to use film screening events to promote recognition of domestic violence as a human rights violation.

 

 

Borderline Dir. Rebbie Ratner

Developed and managed U.S. outreach campaign targeting mental health communities. Created screening guide.

 

 

 

Love Between the Covers Dir. Laurie Kahn

Developed and managed U.S. outreach campaign targeting writers, women studies programs and humanities councils.

 

 

Over 18 Dir. Jared Brock

Developed and managed U.S. outreach campaign targeting faith-based communities. Developed press kit, education guide and promotional materials.

 

 

 

Raising Bertie Dir. Margaret Byrne

Provided ongoing consultation through impact campaign development.

 

 

 

 

Ida’s Diary Dir. August Hannsen

Developed North American outreach campaign.

 

 

 

 

A Road to Home Dir. Cal Skaggs

Developed educational distribution strategy and discussion materials.

 

 

 

 

God Knows Where I Am Dirs. Jedd and Todd Wider

Developed expert and legislative partnerships in development of federal screening prior to passage of the 2016 Mental Health Reform Act.

 

 

 

Doc Society (BritDoc) Good Pitch

The award winning Good Pitch program brings filmmakers, funders, media and nonprofit organizations together to forge new partnerships. Third Stage conducts impact workshops for filmmakers, and served on the planning board that brought Brit Docs Good Pitch program to Chicago in 2013 and 2015. Erin Sorenson wrote the 2015-16 Impact Award Winner campaign analysis.

 

The Homestretch Dir. Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly, Spargel Productions
Developed multi-faceted impact campaign, goals and objectives. Developed strong relationships with federal policy makers and advocates. Wrote funded foundation grants and facilitated policy-level events.

 

 

 

Bullet_ProofBecoming Bulletproof Dir. Michael Barnett, SuperFilms!
Developed wide scope impact campaign that targeted the entertainment industry, and engaged national organizations serving the disabled community.

 

 

Private Violence Dir. Cynthia Hill, Markay Productions 

Developed impact campaign that included state strategies and simultaneous broadcast viewing events. Worked extensively with film subject, Kit Gruelle, to secure speaking engagements, contracting and website development. Developed funding proposals. Worked extensively with educational distributor to develop opportunities for film and Ms. Gruelle.

 

 

 

Regarding Susan Sontag Dir. Nancy Kates
Third Stage produced outreach and opportunities for film screenings in public arts forums (such as museums and humanities festivals). Third Stage sought ongoing campaign funding and assisted in NEA grant fulfillment.

 

 

 

HalfLifeofWarHalf-Life of War Dir. Kyle Henry
Secured opportunities for film placement in conferences and small events.

 

 

Guns, Grief and Grace in America: Changing the Conversation about Gun Violence Dir. Janet Fitch
Developed strategic impact campaign call to action and long-form strategy. Researched and developed initial funding proposals to support the community based “Changing the Conversation about Gun Violence” program.

 

 

 

 

 

bully Bully Dir. Lee Hirsch
Developed crisis intervention strategy for film, educational materials and website placement. Consulted with outreach development team around educational and NPO outreach strategy.

 

 


@Home Dir. Suzanne Suffredin
With producers, assisted with funding strategy and grant-seeking. Consulted on development of community outreach strategy.

 

 

 

 

 

 

invisible_war-trailerInvisible War Dir. Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering
Secured funding for and participated in planning for national advocacy braintrust.

 

 

ShelbyvilleWelcome to Shelbyville Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and educational distribution. Facilitated post-production administration (rights, releases, E&O, ITVS contract). Developed DVD materials (educational and Spanish versions; graphics). Supported Active Voice to develop educational guide and shelbyvillemultidia website. With Active Voice, implemented successful campaign during 2011 World Refugee Week to promote film screenings across the U.S.

 


One Bridge to the Next 
Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and educational distribution. Facilitated development of legacy program, International Street Medicine Institute (www.streetmedicine.org). Developed board of directors, managed corporate start up including incorporation, 3-year budget and strategic plan, assisted with initial grant applications.

 

 

 

Crossing-MidnightCrossing Midnight Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and educational distribution. Developed discussion guides for professional and pubic audiences. Created and implemented educational and nonprofit distribution strategies. Developed website content. With Active Voice, implemented successful campaign during 2011 World Refugee Week to promote film screenings across the U.S.

 

Screen Shot 2015-07-07 at 5.00.28 PMAlone No Love Dir. Kim A. Snyder
Developed strategy and implemented educational distribution. Developed discussion guides for professional and pubic audiences. Repurposed film for customizable brief presentations. Created and implemented educational and nonprofit distribution strategies. Developed and managed website content. Developed successful NPO relationships resulting in large scale film purchases and distribution.